Josh Maja

Josh Maja
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Maja playing for Bordeaux in 2020
Personal information
Full name Joshua Erowoli Orisunmihare Oluwaseun Maja[1]
Date of birth (1998-12-27) 27 December 1998 (age 22)[2]
Place of birth Lewisham, England
Height 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)[3]
Position(s) Striker
Club information
Current team
(on loan from Bordeaux)
Number 27
Youth career
Crystal Palace
Manchester City
2015–2016 Sunderland
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2016–2019 Sunderland 41 (16)
2019– Bordeaux 45 (9)
2021–Fulham (loan) 3 (2)
National team
2019– Nigeria 1 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 20:13, 17 February 2021 (UTC)
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 10 September 2019

Joshua Erowoli Orisunmihare Oluwaseun Maja (born 27 December 1998) is a Nigerian professional footballer who plays as a striker for Premier League club Fulham, on loan from Bordeaux, and the Nigeria national team.

Maja played youth football with Crystal Palace, Fulham and Manchester City and began his professional career with Sunderland, making 49 appearances and scoring 17 goals. In January 2019, he joined Bordeaux. Born in England, Maja made his international debut for Nigeria in September 2019.

  1. ^ Rayner, Stuart (27 March 2017). "Sunderland youngster Josh Maja set to switch to Nigeria after training with Super Eagles". ChronicleLive. Trinity Mirror North East. Retrieved 14 February 2021.
  2. ^ "Josh Maja: Overview". ESPN. Retrieved 14 February 2021.
  3. ^ "Josh Maja: Overview". Premier League. Retrieved 14 February 2021.